Archived Newsletter - Januray 3, 2013
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News from Hiram Hill

January 3, 2013

Happy New Year!
See below to check out the many exciting events we have scheduled in the new year.

Lunch in Naples, Florida with President Chema

Ronald and Rosemary (Crea) Kilpatrick from the Hiram class of 1964 invite you to join them for lunch as they host President Thomas V. Chema and other Hiramites in the Naples area for lunch.
You will hear about the many exciting changes happening back on Hiram Hill while enjoying classic cuisine at a Naples landmark, the Ridgway Bar and Grill. Click HERE to Register.

Saturday - January 5th, 2013
11:30 a.m.
Ridgway Bar and Grill
1300 Third Street South
Naples, Florida 34102

Lunch in Tampa, Florida with President Chema

Hiram President Thomas V. Chema invites Florida residents and Snowbirds alike to join him for lunch at Shula's Steakhouse. Click HERE for more detail and to register for this event.

Sunday - January 6th, 2012
11:30 a.m.
Shula's Steakhouse
Sun Coast Room
4860 West Kennedy Boulevard
Tampa, Florida 33609

Hiram Students Snag Biomedical Prize

Two Hiram computer science majors were among 277 who earned recognition for their poster presentations on molecular and computational biology research at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) 2012 held November 7-10 in San Jose, CA. Eric Wheeler, '14, and Justin Wisniewski, '13 won prizes for their presentations on a software package they created that organizes and summarizes metagenomic biological data.
Read more about their amazing achievement HERE.

Men's Alumni Basketball Game

Come meet up with teammates as well as the current Terriers at the annual Men's Basketball Alumni Game. After the game we will have refreshments so you can regain some energy and help cheer on the Men's Basketball team to win over Kenyon at 4:00. Click HERE to register.

Hiram Alumni Basketball Game
Saturday, January 12th
Coleman Sports Center
12:00 p.m.

Hiram Night Out in Dallas, Texas with President Chema
Join us for great food and even better company as you network with other Hiram alumni and friends from the region and hear about the latest happenings from Hiram Hill. Click HERE to register.

Thursday - January 17th, 2013
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
The Grill on the Alley
(The Grill Room)

13270 Dallas Parkway, Suite 1155
Dallas, Texas 75240

Hiram College Awarded Grant from National Endowment for the Humanities

Hiram College has been awarded a $75,000 challenge grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to support the institution's respected community reading program. The program reaches broad and diverse audiences throughout Northeast Ohio and is directed by Hiram's Lindsay-Crane Center for Writing and Literature. The grant will also support a humanities scholar-in-residence, thereby providing new opportunities for scholarly reflection and research through interaction with faculty and staff.
Read more of this story HERE.

Hiram Night Out - Great Lakes Brewery
Join Hiram alumni and friends for a tour and beer tasting at Great Lakes Brewing Company. The evening includes a tour of the bewery, two beer tastings and heavy hors d'oeuvres. We have tours scheduled for 7:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. while we enjoy the company of other Hiramites in their private Rockefeller Room. For more information and to register click HERE.

Thursday-January 24th, 2013
6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Great Lakes Brewing Company
2516 Market Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44113


The IRA charitable rollover is back for 2012 and 2013!

The new tax landscape looks very different than it did in 2012. How will the tax law changes affect your personal finance situation as well as your charitable giving? Visit our planned giving web site which covers some of what you can expect including more information about the IRA rollover.

Hiram Afternoon Reception in Southern California

Enjoy a Hiram gathering at the prestigious Bel-Air Country Club. Two members of Hiram's alumni, Derk Zimmerman '56 and Dave Bell '54, have graciously arranged an afternoon reception at this southern California landmark. Click HERE to learn more and to register for this free event.

Sunday - February 10th, 2013
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Bel-Air Country Club
10768 Bellagio Road
Los Angeles, California 90077

Alumni trips to the Galapagos Islands & Nebraska
Natural History of the Galapagos Islands
Professors Prudy Hall and Matt Hils
July 18th - 31st, 2013
These are the islands that influenced Charles Darwin in 1835 and have influenced the study of biology and natural history since then. The islands are located 1,000 kilometers west of Ecuador on the equator and are home to plants and animals found nowhere else in the World – Marine Iguanas, Flightless Cormorants, Giant Tortoises, Swallow-tailed Gulls, Lava Gulls, Galapagos Penguins, Darwin's Finches, Lava Cactus, and more…
Spend eleven days and ten nights aboard a motor yacht in this beautiful and well-protected World Heritage site with landings each day on different islands. Click this
LINK to view the complete itinerary.

Nebraska Nature Tour with Hiram College
March 18th - 24th, 2013
Nebraska's Platte River Cranes
& Prairie Chickens

 Join Hiram College and local guides for an exciting journey this spring! Each year, half a million Sandhill Cranes descend upon the Platte River. By March, 80% of the world's population crowds a 150-mile stretch, the largest gathering of cranes anywhere in the world! Here they rest and feed before continuing on to breeding grounds in Canada, Alaska and Siberia. As an alum you can attend this amazing experience! Click HERE to learn more about this exciting trip.

Hiram College Alumni Facebook Group

Did you know that there is a Facebook Group specifically created for Hiram College Alumni? Over 1,000 alumni have already joined the Facebook group. Click the icons below to join them!


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